Communications Services

Grow Support for Your Students & Schools

A strong, well-implemented communications program helps build meaningful relationships and trust, while also elevating and protecting the district’s image and reputation. Most importantly, quality communication leads to improved stakeholder engagement, which often results in more resources, opportunities and support for schools, teachers and students.


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We’ve added to our communications team to provide increased resources for members and to be readily available in your times of need. When you have a public relations crisis or require personalized communications guidance, we’re here to help with strategic messaging, parent letters, phone scripts, press releases, social media posts and more. Call us anytime, day or night – at no additional charge.


Value-Added Service
Communications planning allows your district to share your story in an effective and strategic way. We partner to develop and implement a communications plan for your district that complements and supports your comprehensive strategic plan. Our communications planning process also helps your district strengthen key messaging, promote your brand and coordinate community engagement, while developing processes and guidelines that encourage consistency and quality for communication shared by district schools, departments and programs.


Value-Added Service
We offer a full slate of communication-related training to help bolster your current communications and public relations efforts and to set your district apart from other school options. Small group, large group and individual opportunities are available, both in person and via Webex. Topics include:
  • School marketing
  • Social media
  • Media relations
  • Customer service
  • Internal communications
  • Crisis communications
  • Volunteer programs
  • Bond campaigns
  • Employee recognition
  • Customized for district needs


Value-Added Service
We’re launching a monthly subscription service that will provide school districts with communications, public relations, internal relations and community engagement tips, as well as ready-to-use templates that align with timely school issues and needs. The complimentary first edition will be available in early August and will feature COVID-19 communication resources. Subscribe today


Value-Added Service
Communication is the key for success when introducing a new program or making a significant change in your district. We help your team develop and implement a strategic project-based communications plan to help build stakeholder support and understanding of new initiatives and adjustments to educational offerings, policies and practices. Examples of project-based work include:
  • Bond issues  Learn more
  • Boundary changes
  • Budget reduction
  • Surveys
  • Re-entry plan roll-outs
  • Special events


Value-Added Service
We also can provide ongoing, personalized public relations/communications support for your district, including preparing printed and digital resources to successfully implement your communications plan or to complement your current public relations efforts. In addition to supporting communication goals, ongoing day-to-day assistance and public relations counsel is available in the following areas:
  • Developing messages
  • Crafting press releases
  • Assisting with media
  • Marketing the district
  • Responding to a crisis
  • Drafting letters and scripts
  • Creating flyers and graphics
  • Customized for district needs

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